Qatari telco Qtel (DSM: QTEL) continues to rack up higher subscriber numbers for its Mozaic IPTV service, now topping the 60,000 sub mark and pushing to become the most popular IPTV service in the Middle Eastern country.
Qtel launched IPTV in 2007, with a mix of broadcasters and cable/satellite services priced at about $68.65 a month and heavily discounted prices for broadband customers who added it to their monthly package.
Most recently, a fiber optic system upgrade allowed the service to offer high definition programming and more features such as pause-and-record live TV and access to an on-demand library all as part of "Next Generation Mozaic TV."
Mozaic TV's strength appears to be with Qtar's "expat community" who tune in to watch a wide selection of news, sports and entertainment channels from India, the Philippines, Pakistan, the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom. along with its regional Arabic and local Qtari content, IPTV News reported.
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